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Covid rules fail to thwart record parcel traffic at Hermes in Hemel Hempstead or shoppers thronging the Welsh capital
As the Welsh government was setting out a grim set of Covid-19 statistics and explaining why new restrictions in the hospitality and entertainment sectors across Wales are needed, tens of thousands of people had flocked to Cardiff’s Queen Street to grab Black Friday bargains and stock up on Christmas gifts.
“We’re about halfway through our shopping,” said Adelheid Howells as she and daughters, Emily, Megan and Summer caught their breath, guarding an impressive collection of carrier bags.Continue reading...
Barclaycard figures show payments down by a 10th from last year amid Covid restrictions
Retail sales on Black Friday have fallen sharply despite a boom in online spending as non-essential shops remain closed on England’s high streets during the second coronavirus lockdown.
Retailers said online sales hit record levels on the pivotal discount day to soften the blow from the closure of stores. However, UK figures from Barclaycard, Britain’s biggest credit card provider, show payments made in physical stores and online fell by more than a 10th comparedwith Black Friday a year ago.Continue reading...
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